Monthly Archives: September 2009

"Strenuously Overbought" – John Hussman

Mr. Hussman’s weekly commentary on the market (and comparison to 1930, which to me seems quite apt). One disregards his comments at their own (financial) peril.

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Congresswoman’s Husband Dies on Cho Oyu

You can be in great shape, but altitude can still kill you. I’m guessing the guy either had a heart attack, or died of high altitude edema.

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Calvin’s Preaching Bible – The Greek and Hebrew Text

I was listening to someone speak on John Calvin as a preacher and he pointed out something fascinating. We have many of Calvin’s sermons because he had 4 students who would take notes at every one of his sermons (the … Continue reading

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The Wisdom and Poverty of William Faulkner

A quote both brilliant and sad, from William Faulkner: “The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, … Continue reading

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Shaq vs. Michael Phelps

This is a great video!

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Plaxico Heads off to Prison

So a football star gets his come-uppance and discovers that the laws that apply to the rest of us DO also apply to him. I can’t say I feel sorry for him.

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Jimmy Carter II?

The White House is dithering while Afghanistan burns. Will General McChrystal resign if he doesn’t get the troops that he needs for the country? I hope so. We shall see.

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Adrian Peterson is Unbelievable!

What to say about this guy?

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Devil’s Dictionary – Financial Edition

This is an absolutely brilliant and hilarious article. You have to have been following the financial meltdown to really “get” what he’s talking about. It also helps if you know what the original “The Cynic’s Wordbook” is all about. One … Continue reading

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Ike a Year Later

Fascinating before and after photos of Hurricane Ike in Galveston, Texas. Click on the photo for the year later picture.

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